The West Point Farmersâ€™ Market is building momentum. Featuring the best in fresh produce, tea, jams and other items, the Thursday event is getting more popular with Clay County citizens by the week. Above, Keena Kaiser of BeBeâ€™s Sweet Mint Tea in West Point sells her tea to June Lyons and her daughter Janet Watkins. The Famersâ€™ Market will be back up and running on Thursday from 4-7 p.m. Photo by Donna Harris
Iâ€™d love to write a full-length, highly entertaining book review featuring a new Mississippi writer â€“ at least heâ€™s new to me. But at this very moment the only thing I can think about is going to bed so I can continue reading Bobby Coleâ€™s latest book. Itâ€™s currently 5:20 p.m. by the way, and my bedtime has become embarrassingly early.
While many in the media continue to ask the obvious questions about Edward Snowden, the contractor who leaked information about the National Security Agency spying on Americans, there is one question that bothers me.
In the 90â€™s there were bracelets and tee shirts with the WWJD? Logo. It asked what would Jesus do? Well, we all know what Jesus would do. It would have been much more calm and kind than anything any of us would do.
â€śOn my honor, I will do my best, To do my duty to God and my country and to obey the Scout Law; To help other people at all times; To keep myself physically strong, mentally awake and morally straight.â€ť
John Floyd paid his fourth visit to the Bryan Public Library at noon Thursday. Most authors read a few pages from their newest novel or short story collection and continue with teasers about their next project. Floydâ€™s time during Luncheon With Books wasnâ€™t spent talking about â€śDeceptionâ€ť or his other books, he connected with his audience in a different way. He opened up the floor for questions.